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    Good read on Coach Saban by NY Times blogger


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    Re: Good read on Coach Saban by NY Times blogger

    The article was inaccurate about the coaching search - Spurrier's agent contacted us but there was no interest on our side...
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    Good read on Coach Saban by NY Times blogger

    Plus I thought Saban said no in the beginning?!

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    Re: Good read on Coach Saban by NY Times blogger

    I thought Moore contacted Saban first?

    And then after the Dolphins season was over, Saban sat down with his family and decided that college football was better for them, and took the offer.

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    Re: Good read on Coach Saban by NY Times blogger

    Quote Originally Posted by CRMSNtide View Post
    I thought Moore contacted Saban first?

    And then after the Dolphins season was over, Saban sat down with his family and decided that college football was better for them, and took the offer.
    Nevermind Earle is right.

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    Re: Good read on Coach Saban by NY Times blogger

    Quote Originally Posted by CRMSNtide View Post
    I thought Moore contacted Saban first?

    And then after the Dolphins season was over, Saban sat down with his family and decided that college football was better for them, and took the offer.
    No, it's correct that Sexton contacted us first...
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    Re: Good read on Coach Saban by NY Times blogger

    The author of the piece is the sports editor of The Crimson and White.

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    Re: Good read on Coach Saban by NY Times blogger

    Quote Originally Posted by TIDE-HSV View Post
    The article was inaccurate about the coaching search - Spurrier's agent contacted us but there was no interest on our side...
    Well...the article said there "were reports the Tide pursued....". I'm not saying that we did actually pursue him but at the time Spurrier did release a statement saying he wasn't interested in the job because there were rumors about it.....so there was something.

    I don't mean to knock the author but this is mostly just a rehash of things written by others in the past week. I know it's probably tough to keep coming up with new material....I wish Jan 7th would just hurry up and get here already.
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